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Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Description: A promotional card displaying a man in overalls standing by his large rye crops, near the road.
The caption reads, "This view made from a photograph take...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Watertown with indexed points of interest.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Indian Supply Wagon Train in Ute Pass.
Description: This map shows railroad routes in red, blue, orange, brown, pink, green, and dotted, as well as lakes, rivers, and communities. The map includes a legend i...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Illustration showing the sites of International expositions at which McCormick machines won awards between 1851 and 1893. Includes the text: "McCormick won...
Description: An exterior view from front drive of Frank Allis' house. There is a young child in the yard on the right. In the background is a lake.
Description: Men working in Horlick's stone quarry. Teams of horses pull wagons. There is a steam pump at right. A man in a hat and coat, possibly William Horlick, stan...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Three symbols appear from left to right, "God's" eye, the Union flag with a liberty cap on the top and the sun and clouds behind it, and a house. The capti...
Description: Exterior view of the First Baptist Church, built in 1849-1850.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Interior view of the lobby.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Daniel L. Wells.
Description: View of the Fox River between Green Bay and Fort Howard.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up portrait of Susan Shriver Meyer Sweeney. Half figure facing directly front, wearing round-rimmed spectacles and whi...
Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...
Date: 1876-09-19 ca.
Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A mother, father, four children and two babies in yard with a frame house behind, in a heavily wooded area.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: View across river of the Model Roller Mills, with the date 1884, with a railroad trestle is on the left. The mill wheel is turning.
Description: Elevated view of the first passenger train to arrive at Merrill, a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway train. The passengers are waiting on a platform an...
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